R Dataset / Package HistData / Prostitutes

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the Prostitutes data set which pertains to Parent-Duchatelet's time-series data on the number of prostitutes in Paris. The Prostitutes data set is found in the HistData R package. You can load the Prostitutes data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Prostitutes"). This will load the data into a variable called Prostitutes. If R says the Prostitutes data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("HistData") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Prostitutes R data set. The size of this file is about 15,129 bytes.


Parent-Duchatelet's time-series data on the number of prostitutes in Paris

Description

A table indicating month by month, for the years 1812-1854, the number of prostitutes on the registers of the administration of the city of Paris.

Usage

data(Prostitutes)

Format

A data frame with 516 observations on the following 5 variables.

Year

a numeric vector

month

a factor with levels Apr Aug Dec Feb Jan Jul Jun Mar May Nov Oct Sep

count

a numeric vector: number of prostitutes

mon

a numeric vector: numeric month

date

a Date

Details

The data table was digitally scanned with OCR, and errors were corrected by comparing the yearly totals recorded in the table to the row sums of the scanned data.

Source

Parent-Duchatelet, A. (1857), De la prostitution dans la ville de Paris, 3rd ed, p. 32, 36

Examples

data(Prostitutes)
## maybe str(Prostitutes) ; plot(Prostitutes) ...
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-52974.csv 14.77 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0